Royal Wedding Watch


I have a confession. Well maybe not a confession but a fact; I am old enough to remember Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s wedding. It was the same year as Luke & Laura’s wedding. If none of what I just wrote sparks a memory well then start googling. Fast forward to the 21st century where […]

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PaisleyPerspective Turns 7!


7 years ago today, PaisleyPerspective was launched.  It has since gone through various iterations and just last year a web design change.  The purpose has always been to share insights and ideas that I have on life matters as well as things important to me.  I have wavered in being consistent with my posts but […]

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Merry Christmas


Initially, I wasn’t going to make a special post. However, I’m a Christian and Christmas is one of my holy days. I’m well aware there are many who have different or no religious beliefs. I respect those who have separate beliefs. Now with all that blah blah I say to you MERRY CHRISTMAS to you […]

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Musings of an Optimistic Mind


I’m writing this in my car.  I have never felt more alive or excited about writing…well at least not recently.  The blog PaisleyPerspective came about during a life transition 7 years ago.  A change in employment led to more free time and opportunity.  Experience gained editing a political blog stirred up my desire to write […]

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PaisleyPerspective Turns 6!


On January 1, 2017 PaisleyPerspective celebrated 6 years! With a new year comes evaluation of the past and what is to come.  Personally 2016 has been an amazing year for me.  There are many milestones that occurred in the year.  The primary event for me was being invited to the White House by First Lady […]

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I Am A Black Woman…I Matter


I use to always think if I needed help I would run to the police department.  For example if I were being followed by an unknown vehicle.  I direct people begging for money to the local police department.  However, I don’t know anymore…and that saddens me.  Repeated incidents of police officers shooting unarmed men or shooting […]

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Amtrak #91 Silver Star Breakdowns


On the evening of Friday, July 8, 2016 at approximately 8:15pm on train #91 – Silver Star just outside of Rocky Mount, NC the engineer ran over tree debris resulting in damage to a main reservoir that effected the braking system. Passengers were advised of the situation and possible resolutions. It is now 3:52am as […]

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